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  • Arbutus and Catonsville middle schools on alert after students' unsettling encounters

    It's a parent's worst nightmare. A child walking to school or waiting for the bus is approached by a stranger. An incident involving an Arbutus Middle School student has stoked fears in parents and students and rumors and misinformation have spread. A...
  • Baltimore police search for man involved in Charles Village stabbing

    Baltimore police search for man involved in Charles Village stabbing
    Baltimore police have released a composite sketch of a possible suspect in the November stabbing and attempted robbery of a man at a gas station in Charles Village. Police said the incident occurred about 5 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in the 2200 block of...
  • Fourth person sentenced in Towson gas station owner's death

    A Baltimore County man who rode with the gunman in a murder-for-hire plot of a Towson gas station owner was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment Friday. Matthew Phillip Brown, 30, of Middle River received a life sentence with all but 20 years suspended,...
  • Business up and down depending on whether power is on

    The deadly storm that roared through the Baltimore region Friday night blew customers in the doors of some businesses and money off the counter of others. Gas stations that had electricity to operate their pumps, pet-friendly hotel chains such as...
  • Construction at Catonsville gas station to upgrade underground tank system

    Though the shop and the service center remained open at the Shell gas station on Frederick Road Tuesday afternoon, a chain link fence formed a perimeter around where the drivers once filled up. According to a worker at the site, the gas pumps could...
  • Court sends Exxon spill case back to trial

    Court sends Exxon spill case back to trial
    The state's second-highest court has rejected much of a $147 million jury verdict that was awarded to hundreds of northern Baltimore County residents whose groundwater was contaminated by a gasoline leak at an Exxon station. The Court of Special...
  • Top property tax bills in Baltimore add up to big bucks

    Top property tax bills in Baltimore add up to big bucks
    When the city sends Tom Clancy his property tax bill, finance officials might want to tuck in a thank-you note. The multimillionaire novelist's supersized digs at the Ritz-Carlton Residences along the Inner Harbor have by far the highest tax payment of...
  • An inconvenient decision

    For a jurisdiction that wants to grow but lacks adequate drinking water supplies to do so without relying on others, the Aberdeen city government's recent decision to permit the erection of underground gasoline tanks in an area close to water supply wells...
  • Royal Farms proposes new site on U.S. 1 in North Laurel

    A group of North Laurel residents said they'd like to hear more about plans to develop the old Laurel Dodge site into a Royal Farms, even if it means changing the zoning laws created to revitalize U.S. 1. Royal Farms is considering purchasing nearly...
  • Roommate testifies suspect confessed to robbing slain Hopkins researcher

    A roommate of a man charged with killing a Johns Hopkins researcher in Charles Village last summer testified Wednesday that moments after the attack the suspect said he "had robbed someone and that he had hurt him real bad." Tyrine Williams told jurors...
  • Setting record straight on Jacksonville spill

    In a recent article, Exxon Mobil Corporation's public relations team described its massive gasoline spill in the Jacksonville area of Baltimore County as an "unfortunate accident" ("Residents sort through ruling on Exxon spill jury verdict," Feb. 11)....
  • Gas-like odors prompt flood of calls to Harford 9-1-1 Friday; officials say smell related to fumes from New Jersey oil refinery

    Emergency operations officials in Harford County said persistent calls received about gas odors from numerous locations in the county early Friday morning sent local fire companies scrambling to respond to nearly 40 calls about potential gas leaks...